Category: Career series

Virtual Media & Entertainment Conference

The One Day Immersion in Media, Entertainment & Technology in partnership with Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, will be held online November 13, 2020. You don’t want to miss this exclusive virtual event!  Register on Handshake to receive details on how to access the event from the comfort of your living room.

Want to be an entrepreneur?

Come listen to a panel featuring entrepreneurs, 3 out of 4 of which are VCU alumni! They represent a wide range of industry areas including a dance/fitness studio, a medical device startup, a media startup, and a nonprofit that plans fundraising events for other nonprofits and charities.  Friday, October 16 from 1-2:15pm Register on Handshake here.

Suit Yourself! Free Professional Wear

Students can take advantage of the Suit Yourself closet Tuesday & Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Simply make an appointment through Handshake, let us know what you are looking for in our survey, and we will pull a selection of items for you to look through! Click here for more information.

Want to learn how to build a web-based portfolio?

This Friday, October 2, is hosting a virtual workshop for students. They will focus on how to use the platform to build a web-based portfolio and answer questions from students. As a thank you for attending, participants will receive one year of premium access to  Click to register on Handshake

Vote Clean Energy 2020 Art Initiative

Generation180’s Vote Clean Energy 2020 campaign aims to increase the visibility of the existing “clean energy constituency” (i.e. voters that support strong political action on clean energy) through art, “front yard” campaign collateral, and social media. At the center of this campaign is an art initiative that will award three (3) artists each with a $2,000 contract to […]

Work Study Positions Available for 2020-2021


Here are some great work study positions in the School of the Arts for this upcoming 2020-2021 academic year! This is a great opportunity for you as students to find employment and receive experience working within an academic setting. Please note that these positions are for students who have been awarded Federal Work Study as […]

Work Study Research Assistant Jobs: Posted!

As many of you know, VCU is a research institution, which means we support faculty and student research in a variety of ways. Here is a fantastic program that matches students with faculty that are looking for research assistants to assist them with their work! This is a great chance for you as students to […]

Anna Umbright: Career Consultant

Anna Umbright

I am thrilled to be introducing you to Anna Umbright, Senior Assistant Director: Arts, Design, & Entrepreneurship, at VCU Career Services.  This is a long title to say, in a nutshell, that if you need advice, support and help with anything career-related, she’s a great contact.  Nervous about networking?  No problem.  Not sure how to […]

Paul Rucker: Fall Workshop Series

Paul Rucker

Assistant Professor and iCubed Research Fellow Paul Rucker leads a series of workshops at the Institute for Contemporary Art Professional Development for Artists Grants: September 21, 2019 from 1-3pm This seminar will demystify the process by providing emerging, mid-career, and established artists with the skills, knowledge, and language needed to write a successful grant. Residencies: […]

User Experience / Interface (UX/UI) Design Internship: $30/hour


Great internship opportunity for those of you that have some base level interface design chops and are looking to learn and grow in this area.  This is brought to you via the Center for the Creative Economy (first floor of the Depot)   User Experience / User Interface (UX/UI) Design Internship Looking for an internship […]